Why did the monarchy get overthrown in 1792?

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  • Why was the monarchy overthrown in 1792?
    • The flight to Verennes
      • 20th June 1791, reached verennes on the night of the 21-22
      • discovered by postmaster - Drouet
      • because he deeply regretted his acceptance of the Civil Constitution of the Clergy
    • Fear of Counter Revolution
    • War with Austria
      • Outbreak in April 1792
      • destroyed the consensus of 1789
      • led to fall of monarchy  civil war & the terror
    • The increasing support for the republicans
      • the political clubs, the sans-coulottes, the fédérés
    • The Brunswick Manafesto
      • published 1st August 1792
      • intended to help the king but had the opposite effect.
      • 47/48 sections decided that it was time for the abolition of the monarchy
    • The Austrian Committee
      • A group of influencial politicians & close confidants who gathered around Marie Antionette.
    • Louis refusal to cooperate
      • left doubts iin many minds
      • hard for const-monarchists to fight for their solution
    • The Political Clubs
      • The Cordelliers
        • founded in April 1790
        • more radical than jobins
        • leaders - bougeois && Supporters - working class
        • Morat was a famous member
      • The Jacobin
        • enterance fee
        • 1200 members in 1790
        • support from sans-coulottes
        • maxamillion robespierre - key member
        • 1793 over 2000 members
        • 2% France were followers during 1790-1799

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